Membership Benefits
 

Member Benefits & Partnerships

MeetingMetrics

MeetingMetrics is a well-known leader and innovator in the meetings industry providing meeting professionals with user-friendly, online survey and reporting tools for measuring meeting results for over two decades. The system includes a set of 11 specialized customizable survey templates addressing the full meeting life-cycle from pre-to-post event including a comprehensive reporting facility for standard and customized reports. Comprehensive education session and conference evaluation surveys include automated speaker reports, CE certificates and MOC programs. All surveys are enabled for web and event mobile app use.


  • Avis
  • Budget

Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals members are offered one of the very best rates that Avis/Budget offer anywhere. Once you are signed in as member, you will have links to both of the sites that will pre-populate the correct rates for you or your clients use.


BookingCommunity.com

Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals members will receive rates on hotels and resorts that are up to 70% off the pricing for Expedia, etc. These are for individual travel and there are a limited amount of rooms available at this rate. Points programs may not be accepted at these rates, but you should receive your status upgrades… each hotel is different. You can also go through the link to set up your clients to receive this benefit and you will receive continued revenue for each reservation they make!


Aventri

Aventri is proud to partner with Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals and will extend the following benefits to their members to help them grow their business by using the only end-to-end solution on a single platform. As independent planners know, it’s imperative to have great tools in your business to help enhance efficiency, provide valuable insights, and power your consultative engine to clients.

Aventri will offer the following:

  1. Essentials platform (providing the marketing, website, registration, and survey tools to successfully manage any project from your clients’ Executive Board meeting to major conferences) at a significant discount off our list prices for any member in good standing on a minimum two-year contract. This discount applies to all four products in the essentials platform as well as providing white label branding.
  2. Complete venue sourcing solution. Not just an eRFP tool, Aventri’ venue sourcing provides a complete end-to-end sourcing solution that automatically captures all concession values, tracks bid iterations from hotels, and presents all bid summaries in a concise, presentable fashion. Put an end to cutting and pasting hotel responses and power your sourcing business to new heights. With a two-year contract, Aventri will provide Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals members a free satisfaction-guaranteed trial for a limited period. We’re so confident in the product that you can opt out any time after the trial period on the venue sourcing product – but you won’t know how you ever lived without it!
  3. Mobile apps. Aventri’ industry leading Loopd PRO mobile app offers up to 40 different functions that satisfies all your event mobile engagement needs. We’ll extend a significant discount on the Loopd PRO container mobile product. Shouldn’t all of your clients enjoy a mobile app on their events while also extending your service offering? We even have our Professional Services team to help by providing up to 24 hours of pre-event support for a discounted package rate.
  4. For every member that signs up for a specified contract amount, Aventri will contribute $1,000 to the Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals Foundation to help independent planners in time of crisis or other critical needs.

PMSI-PROMOS PMSI PROMOS is very excited to now offer commission to all Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals Members and their Clients. You can receive 5% on all orders placed as long as you are registered with PMSI PROMOS and provide the coupon code in the Specials Instructions box when placing the order. Commission is based on product only. Does not include screen charges, set up fees, rush charges or freight.
Print Place Print Place is an excellent printing company that can ship your materials to your show or to your office as needed. AIMP is currently using this vendor for all of our printing needs and have found their work to be exceptional. Discounts will grow as our memberships grow. Currently we are receiving a 6% savings and can grow to 10% as our members use the offer.

Song Division How SongDivision Can Help You:

Delivering meaningful team development and corporate entertainment to the Meetings & Events Industry in over 30 countries, SongDivision is a global operation that helps unite companies around their purpose using the science of music. Immersive music experiences led by world-class musicians and presenters engage teams and inspire connectedness for any size group, anywhere in the world. For your clients, this means one memorable experience that unifies teams and clarifies purpose, leading to consistent brand delivery and a true return on event spend. SongDivision currently gives 5% commission on any referrals that close, up to 7% for greater volume.


Thumbtack As a member of AIMP, you are automatically going to receive any opportunities that come through our association with Thumbtack. The fees for a completed booking will be paid by the association. This also is a benefit for our supplier members who also will receive leads when the request pertains to your business!
Crystal Audio VisualCrystal Audio Visual is offering a discounts on rental equipment to all AIMP members.
BowTie
Launched in 2013, Bowtiebags provides event attendees with delectable (and unforgettable!) pre-filled snack gift bags. Our Local Flavor City-themed snack gift bags are stocked with delicious locally-sourced snack items (current cities offered include: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Washington D.C., Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, San Diego, and San Francisco), giving out-of-town guests an authentic taste for their destination city. We work with events of all sizes, from 30 attendees to 10,000+. Delivered straight to the hotel or event venue, we help events maximize that critical first impression. We service corporate meetings, conferences, conventions, and weddings. Associations offer Bowtiebags to their corporate partners as an attractive sponsorship opportunity
Bizz Smarts e-destinACCESS Inc., Inc is proud to partner with Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals to provide their members with a strategic meeting management solution (SMMS). SMM requires more than just the ability to source rooms and venues. You need to know exactly what you are spending in all of locations, and what the spend is for all of the different vendors and service segments. To strategically manage your ROI and meeting budgets you need access to instant information. Business Intelligence requires real information when you need it. Manage your meeting spend and manage your supplier relationships and the spend with them. Manage your business more effectively. BizzSmarts will provide you with that Business Intelligence to manage your business more effectively.

Bizzsmarts:

  • There’s no setup fees. No monthly subscriptions. Pay as you use.
  • Multifaceted-One Resource. Your reports and analytics can be filtered as you need it. 
  • Control your suppliers and receive instant spend analytics to strategically manage your meetings
  • On the Go-Our responsive design platform allows you to be in control of everything, anywhere and everywhere
  • Transparency and real time spend analytics. That's SMM!

SummitSync is a meeting automation platform that helps B2B companies schedule more meetings and drive more revenue at conferences and trade shows. SummitSync answers the three major questions all conference and trade show attendees have:

1. WHO SHOULD I MEET?

Know in advance who is attending or in the area.

2. HOW DO I MEET THEM?

Book meetings and locations with the click of a button.

3. WHAT’S THE ROI?

Evaluate sales team performance at every event and receive future event recommendations.


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Expert Ground Transportation Logistics Management Services for Meetings & Events. Carey’s Meetings & Event Services Division is proud to partner with Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals. AIMP members will receive an exclusive competitive commission on all non-discounted base rates for Carey Services. Our meetings and events department is dedicated to managing the complex logistics uniquely associated with group transportation and large-scale travel programs. With access to more than 15,000 executive and luxury vehicles in more than 1,000 cities worldwide, Carey’s knowledgeable team of experienced Meetings & Event professionals orchestrate the planning process and coordinate exacting on-site service delivery for over 5,000 meetings and events each year with unsurpassed logistics expertise. We make managing ground transportation easy.
 
• Dedicated Program Management
• $20MM Insurance Coverage
• 99.99% Global Safety Record
• Professional Consultation
• Fully-Vetted Chauffeurs & Operators
• World-Class Fleet of Late-Model Vehicles
• Meet and Greet Services
• Exclusive Commission Program